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Attitude…Belief…Commitment

September 4, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Remember your attitude decides your altitude.

As a speaker, you need to have the right attitude, have belief in yourself and be committed. ATTITUDE This is so important for speakers and life in general.  Many people have no idea that they are actually in control of their attitude.  Many let their attitude be dictated by the other people around them and […]



Understanding the Inspiring Communicator

August 21, 2015 | Kylie Warry

Inspiring Communicators are often the life of the party.

As we discussed the Direct communicator or “D” last time today we will uncover the world of the Inspiring Communicator or “I.” These communicators are all about people and contacts, they tend to be outgoing, fast moving, people focused. They are motivated by the need for RECOGNITION. The Inspiring Communicator is one of the most […]



Time Travelling For Profit and Pleasure

August 18, 2015 | Sue Lester

You need to step out of your past or you will keep bringing it into your future.

Have you ever been envious of Dr Who being able to leap into his Tardis time machine and travel anywhere in the past or future he desires?  Or perhaps you’ve wished you could change your past, or know what your future holds?  Well, actually you can. In fact you’ve been time travelling your whole life, […]



Leading Authentically

August 11, 2015 | Sally Dooley

The quality of the conversations you have give rise to your leadership ability.

Leadership begins with who you really are and your willingness to really connect with others in a genuine way. To be an effective leader you must master the art of authenticity, which is the capacity to be comfortable with who you are and courageous enough to let that guide the decisions you make, the way […]



Leadership

August 7, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Grow your business by affiliate marketing. It's about creating a win-win situation.

If you are a speaker, more than likely you are a successful leader, or at least an aspiring leader.  You must first lead yourself.  I like to keep things simple and have acronyms for many facets of my life. Here’s one of mine on Leadership. What does Leadership mean to me? L    Learning – always be […]



Understanding the Direct Communicator

July 22, 2015 | Kylie Warry

Don't you understand I'm not a bullying you,  I'm a direct communicator.

As we previously discussed the DISC model of Communication, today we will delve into the world of the Direct communicator or “D.”  They are motivated by problems and challenges, they tend to be outgoing, fast moving, task focused people. They are motivated by the need for RESULTS. The Direct Communicator can get a bad rap […]



Eavesdropping For Effective Communication.

July 21, 2015 | Sue Lester

Self-talk

Language is a very powerful filter, because we create our reality through our perceptions of events.  In other words, we talk to ourselves about what is happening, and can empower or disempower ourselves with our self-talk.  In addition, we have a language filter which may block out a third or two-thirds of the conversation we […]



Post Event Wrap Up

July 8, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Communication Stabliser

I have just returned from an international annual conference in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.  Wow… what a huge venue it is.  Actually, the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao has just been held there.  I can absolutely guarantee I did not pay $3,000 per ticket to attend my conference! I sat […]



How To Take Advantage of The Media and Get Noticed

June 23, 2015 | Catriona Pollard

How To Grab Media Attention

It can be challenging to get a story in the media and be seen and heard by your target audience. A great way to increase your chances of getting in the media is to take advantage of the stories already being published in the media. These stories can be anything from breaking news stories, the latest […]



Understanding Different Communication Styles

June 22, 2015 | Kylie Warry

Communication styles

Did you know that the quality of your relationships is only as good as your communication? I hear you all say, “But I’m a great Communicator, just ask me.”  The complicating factor is different Communication Styles. The truth is however, that you are not the best judge of your own communication skills, your audience is. Here […]